Search Result for "pelt":
1. the dressed hairy coat of a mammal;
[syn: fur, pelt]
2. body covering of a living animal;
[syn: hide, pelt, skin]
1. cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile;
- Example: "They pelted each other with snowballs"
[syn: pelt, bombard]
2. attack and bombard with or as if with missiles;
- Example: "pelt the speaker with questions"
[syn: pepper, pelt]
3. rain heavily;
- Example: "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
[syn: pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pelt \Pelt\, v. i. 1. To throw missiles. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To throw out words. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Another smothered seems to pelt and swear. --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pelt \Pelt\, n. A blow or stroke from something thrown. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pelt \Pelt\ (p[e^]lt), n. [Cf. G. pelz a pelt, fur, fr. OF. pelice, F. pelisse (see Pelisse); or perh. shortened fr. peltry.] 1. The skin of a beast with the hair on; a raw or undressed hide; a skin preserved with the hairy or woolly covering on it. See 4th Fell. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] Raw pelts clapped about them for their clothes. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 2. The human skin. [Jocose] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. (Falconry) The body of any quarry killed by the hawk. [1913 Webster] Pelt rot, a disease affecting the hair or wool of a beast. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pelt \Pelt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pelted; p. pr. & vb. n. Pelting.] [OE. pelten, pulten, pilten, to thrust, throw, strike; cf. L. pultare, equiv. to pulsare (v. freq. fr. pellere to drive), and E. pulse a beating.] 1. To strike with something thrown or driven; to assail with pellets or missiles, as, to pelt with stones; pelted with hail. [1913 Webster] The chidden billows seem to pelt the clouds. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To throw; to use as a missile. [1913 Webster] My Phillis me with pelted apples plies. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
pelt n 1: the dressed hairy coat of a mammal [syn: fur, pelt] 2: body covering of a living animal [syn: hide, pelt, skin] v 1: cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile; "They pelted each other with snowballs" [syn: pelt, bombard] 2: attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions" [syn: pepper, pelt] 3: rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!" [syn: pour, pelt, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
262 Moby Thesaurus words for "pelt": Australian seal, Leatherette, Leatheroid, assail, assault, attack, bang, barrel, bash, baste, bat, batter, bearskin, beat, beating, beaver, beaverette, beeline, belabor, belt, biff, black fox, black marten, black sable, blow, bomb, bombard, bonk, bowl, brickbat, bristle, brook mink, buckskin, buffet, calf, calfskin, capeskin, capillament, cast, cat, catapult, charge, chinchilla, chinchillette, chop, chuck, chunk, cilium, clip, clobber, clout, clump, coast seal, coat, cock, come down, coney, cowhide, crack, cut, cuticle, dart, dash, deerskin, dermis, detonate, dig, dint, discharge, doeskin, drizzle, drop, drub, drubbing, drum, drumming, egg, eject, electric seal, ermine, fall, fell, fire, fire off, flail, flap, fleece, fleet, flesh, fling, flip, fly, fork, fox, fur, furring, furs, fusillade, genet, goatskin, gun, gun for, hair, heave, hide, highball, hit, horsehair, hotfoot, hurl, hurry, hurtle, imitation fur, imitation leather, integument, jab, jacket, jaguar, jerk, knock, lambaste, lance, lapidate, lapin, larrup, launch, lay about, leather, leather paper, leopard, let fly, let off, lick, load, lob, mane, marmot, marten, maul, merino, mink, mizzle, mole, moleskin, monkey, muskrat, nutria, otter, outer layer, outer skin, pass, paste, patter, peg, pellet, peltry, pelts, pepper, pick off, pigskin, pile, pistol, pitch, pitchfork, pitter-patter, plug, plunk, poke, pommel, pot, potshoot, potshot, pound, pour, pour with rain, precipitate, prime, pubescence, pubic hair, pulverize, pummel, punch, put, put the shot, rabbit, rabbitskin, raccoon, rain, rain tadpoles, rap, rawhide, riddle, rind, run, rush, sable, scoot, scurry, seal, serve, setula, shag, shagreen, sheath, sheepskin, shell, shoot, shoot at, shoot down, shower, shower down, shy, skin, skins, skunk, slam, slap, sledgehammer, sling, slog, slug, smack, smash, snap, snipe, sock, spank, spatter, spit, sprinkle, squirrel, stone, strafe, stream, strike, stroke, swat, swing, swipe, take a potshot, tattoo, teem, tegument, thrash, thresh, throw, thump, thwack, tiger, tilt, torpedo, toss, vair, wallop, weep, whack, whip, white fox, whop, wool, work over, yerk